Tuesday, June 19, 2018

OSCAR-WINNING FILMMAKER GUILLERMO DEL TORO GOES TREASURE HUNTING IN VANCOUVER BOOKSTORE

MacLeod's Books got some Twitter love from the Shape of Water director

FIRED AUTHOR STEVEN GALLOWAY AWARDED $167,000 IN DAMAGES FROM UBC

The damages are in connection with two grievances filed after he was terminated in 2016 amid allegations of misconduct.

BILLY-RAY BELCOURT WINS GRIFFIN POETRY PRIZE

Belcourt, a 2016 Rhodes Scholar, was recognized at a Toronto gala on Thursday night for This Wound is a World, published by Frontenac House.

TWELVE CANADIAN CREATIVES SELECTED FOR TIFF WRITERS’ STUDIO 2018/19

The lineup features six women and six men, highlighting Canada’s best emerging writers and underscoring TIFF’s commitment to gender parity across the breadth of its talent-development programmes.

🔗 Kevin Tierney, Montreal film producer and writer, dead at 67

Kevin Tierney was best known for producing the bilingual hot comedy Bon Cop, Bad Cop.

Five big draws at this weekend’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Variety and ambition — this year including a chamber opera — makes TCAF so different from other fan gatherings.

Tanya Talaga’s Seven Fallen Feathers named best political book of 2017

Toronto Star journalist wins $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize

The WGC Announces New President, Council

The Writers Guild of Canada is pleased to announce that showrunner Dennis Heaton is the WGC’s new president, elected by WGC council to serve the 2,200 members of the Guild from May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2020.

White Pine Pictures snags rights to newest novel “The Showrunner” by acclaimed author Kim...

The Showrunner has all the drama of All About Eve and the attention to detail of The Devil Wears Prada. Moritsugu nails the California sun-drenched anorexic ethos.

‘Queer Eye’ breakout Antoni Porowski to release first cookbook

The Montreal native has signed a deal to publish his first collection with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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